As a 网络安全 major, you’ll learn how to protect computer networks and information systems. You’ll implement holistic security plans and defend organizations from cyber threats.
Our Bachelor of Science in 网络安全 differs from programs at other universities in the following ways:
- Small class sizes, which means more individualized attention and access to your professors
- Hands-on experience with cybersecurity tools
- State-of-the-art cybersecurity lab
- Highly qualified and certified faculty members
- 十大靠谱网赌手机版's Christian mission
As a cybersecurity major at 十大靠谱网赌手机版, you’ll learn technology and tools that are in demand in the marketplace, including Kali Linux, Wireshark, the Nmap security scanner, and the Python computer language. You’ll receive a comprehensive cybersecurity education, balanced between the technical side and risk management, which includes making sure computer systems are in compliance with the law. You’ll take valuable classes covering critical topics, such as cloud security, cyber threat intelligence, disaster preparedness, digital forensics and ethical hacking. Beyond your cybersecurity courses, you'll also take elective classes giving you deeper knowledge in either computing (e.g. coding, analytics, database) or in business (e.g. accounting, economics, management), depending on your career interests.
We’ll also prepare you to earn professional certifications, including Security+ Plus and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)*, which employers seek. In addition to coursework, you’ll receive opportunities to meet cybersecurity employers that will visit your classes and meetings of the 网络安全 Club, a professional-oriented and student-run campus group.
Upon graduation, you’ll be equipped to pursue the following cybersecurity positions and fields:
- 网络安全 analyst: $98,350**
- Information security management: $115,000
- Digital forensics: $85,000
- 网络安全 advisor: $100,000
- Pen/penetration testing: $102,000
In addition to being ready for the workforce, as a 网络安全 major, you’ll be prepared for graduate study, including pursuit of a Master of Science in 网络安全, 数字取证, Cyber Intelligence or an MBA.
*十大靠谱网赌手机版 coursework will prepare students for professional certifications. Some certifications, such as the CISSP, also requires five years of work experience. Security+ and CISSP are trademarks that are the property of their respective owners.
**Recent national median salaries sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics 和Cyberseek.org